Maine Memory Network
Maine's Online Museum

Login · My Account · Show Album


 

 

Letter to George Richardson from Fessenden & Deblois, 1845

Click on the image to zoom. Click and drag your mouse over the image to move it left or right. Use the small navigation window to select the area you wish to zoom on.

Description

The law firm of Fessenden & Deblois wrote to George Frost Richardson (1790-1845), owner of the brig Porpoise, commanded by Captain Cyrus Libby of Scarborough, concerning the seizure of that vessel by the U.S.S. Raritan. Richardson was charged with being engaged in the slave trade between Africa and Rio de Janeiro.

Go back